Infantrymen, of the 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry bandage a wounded soldier after an American-fired mortar round fell short and exploded in the midst of the company.

1966: Troops and protests increase along with strategy concerns against a determined enemy

It was the year of the reality check, when Americans and their own government began to realize just what they faced in Vietnam — a resourceful and tenacious enemy, quarrelsome allies and an Asian society whose complexity they could barely understand.

A year in Vietnam, a lifetime of memories

Joe Scholle flew hundreds of sorties in Vietnam as a UH-34D helicopter pilot ferrying troops, logistics and medevac patients from base to base and in and out of “hot LZs” – landing zones under fire.

The poignant process of etching new names into the Vietnam Wall

Lined row upon row, the names etched on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial’s polished black granite slabs are a somber reminder that more than 58,000 U.S. troops died — or were listed as missing-in-action — as a result of their involvement in the Vietnam War.

How time in Navy, Vietnam shaped a budding billionaire’s life

Three years in the Navy during the Vietnam War was a good investment of time for billionaire Bill Gross.

Kettles receives Medal of Honor for daring Vietnam War mission

Vietnam helicopter pilot Charles “Chuck” Kettles saved dozens of soldiers’ lives during a daring rescue mission in 1967, setting an example of selflessness for the country as it now struggles with divisions and violence, President Barack Obama said Monday.

‘Eventually the thing did fly’: Vietnam pilot to receive Medal of Honor

Charles Kettles knew the eight troops climbing aboard his helicopter would overload it, potentially grounding them amid North Vietnamese machine gun and mortar fire.

Vietnam War helicopter pilot to get Medal of Honor

A Huey helicopter pilot from the Vietnam War will become the latest recipient of the Medal of Honor on Monday.

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